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Santa Cristina Gela (Palermo Province) is 25 km. from Palermo, alt. 674 m., on Monte Learolo, area 38.5 sq. km., pop. over 800, post-code 90030, tel. 091. Agricultural economy.

Founded in 1746 in the Sancta Christina fief granted to Naselli, Duke of Gela, and then ceded by him to a group of Albanians from Piana.

Of interest are the Palazzina Musacchia, Casa Palermo (art nouveau), and the Vannucci Ramione fortress-house at Contrada Pianetto.

Churches (Piana degli Albanesi Diocese) include the following:
Santa Cristina (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Santa Cristina Gela include:
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes
Sicily Web
Sicilian Net

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily - A Reference for Researchers and is now available. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.

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